Engagement Ring Style Guide | Kay


When you've found the one, it only takes one diamond to say it all. Solitaire rings are stunning, classic, and never go out of style. A solitaire engagement ring puts all the emphasis on the center diamond, so it makes sense to really focus on the diamond quality. Beyond the traditional round and princess-cut diamonds, there are many shapes to make the ring unique, such as marquise, oval, emerald and more. Solitaire engagement rings are often considered the most traditional style of engagement ring, but with the addition of different ring enhancers can be transformed into a completely unique look. This versatility makes solitaire engagement rings perfect for someone who loves switching up their style.

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A strong relationship surrounds you in love and security, as symbolized by these halo engagement rings . A shimmering halo of diamonds frames the center stone, enhancing its size for a bigger impact. A halo diamond ring is a modern classic sure to make an impact. Some halo engagement rings feature gemstones for added color and style. Halo engagement rings can feature two or even three rows of sparkling diamonds for an even more stunning effect. Round diamond centers aren't the only shape that works beautifully as a halo engagement ring--emerald, pear and other diamond shapes are also fabulous options!

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When one diamond isn't enough to tell your story, use three stones. Three-stone diamond rings have long symbolized each stage of a couple's love story. A 3-stone ring can have a simple trio of diamonds or gemstones or they can be designed with three ornate sections, shimmering with many stones. Three stone engagement rings often incorporate a mix of diamond shapes that complement each other for a unique, bold look. This classic style is back in a big way thanks to royal trends in recent years. Multiple royals have proposed with different variations of three stone engagement rings, a testament to their enduring appeal and symbolism.

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Simply put, a semi-mount is a ring that does not yet have a center stone. It allows you to choose a band that truly expresses your style, then add the diamond of your dreams! Semi-mounts, or ring settings, can be simple or adorned with intricate scroll work and diamonds or other gemstones. Purchasing a semi-mount gives you the flexibility to find the engagement ring setting of your dreams, without committing to a certain center stone, which often drive the majority of the cost for engagement ring styles. You can choose a diamond from our extensive collection of loose stones or use an heirloom stone with sentimental meaning to complete the look.

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Inspired by designs of the past, vintage style has endured the test of time and has continued to influence modern engagement rings. Vintage engagement rings vary widely depending on the era that inspires their design. From timeless and romantic to extravagant Art Deco engagement rings, vintage inspiration is here to stay. Milgrain detailing, floral engraving, and pave-set diamonds are popular designs found in vintage engagement rings. If you love history and have an appreciation for the elegance and class of days gone by, a vintage inspired engagement ring would be the perfect choice.

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Love is a kaleidoscope of emotions and bright days together. Celebrate your vibrant love with a gemstone engagement ring. Choose a bright ruby or sapphire engagement ring for the person who loves rich color. Or go with something more neutral like a soft pink morganite engagement ring or light aquamarine.

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For the person with one-of-a-kind style, these are the unique engagement rings to mark your one-of-a-kind love. What makes an engagement ring style unique? It can be a diamond with an unusual shape or a surprising pop of color. Mostly, though, it's found in the thoughtful designs and structures. From breathtaking frames to east-west settings to asymmetric designs to nature-inspired engagement rings, these styles really highlight your personality.

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Engagement Ring Style Guide


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